Open to: All Interested Candidates / All Sources
Closing date: Thursday, April 26, 2018
Working hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week
Salary: see website (link below)
The Surveillance Detection Coordinator in The Hague is responsible for supervising Surveillance Guards. Provides security for U.S. Government (USG) facilities, employees, and family members by performing procedures to detect, recognize, and report on surveillance directed against USG facilities and/or personnel and provides support directly, or by requesting assistance. In case of imminent attack, requests immediate assistance and takes action to prevent injury and death to personnel and destruction of property.
Applicants must address each required qualification listed below with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.
1. Education: Completion of Secondary School is required.
2. Experience: Two years of military, police or prior business experience in the field of security is required; one year of prior supervisory experience is required.
3. Language Requirements: Level 3 (good working knowledge) of English for speaking, reading, and writing is required; Level 4 (fluent) of Dutch for speaking, reading, and writing is required. (This may be tested.)
4. Job Knowledge: Position requires a thorough knowledge of surveillance techniques, familiarities with normal traffic patterns, pedestrian behavior, Embassy facilities, and travel routes. Knowledge of host country law enforcement capabilities is required.
5. Skills and Abilities: Ability to manage the work of others in a team environment. Possess organizational skills. Knowledge of MS Office programs. Must pass incidental driver exam. (This may be tested.)
6. Licenses or Certifications: Valid driver’s license is required.
Any of the above qualifications may be tested through an assessment as part of the recruitment process.
How to apply
Read the vacancy announcement published on the Embassy website (link below); please note the formal vacancy announcement on the Embassy website prevails over this announcement when there are differences in the text.
Applicants must submit the following documents in English to be considered. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.
- Universal application for employment, DS174 form, which is available on the Embassy website and
- Any additional documentation that supports or addresses the requirements of the position listed above (e.g. transcripts, degrees, permits).
We will only contact applicants who are being considered for an interview. Thank you for your understanding.
For further information
U.S. Embassy The Hague
Human Resources Office
Phone: 070 310 2235